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Choosing the Perfect Photographer

When you’re thinking about wedding photography, consider this: nothing else from your wedding day –except your new spouse, of course – is going to stick around. The cake and meal are gone by the time the DJ plays his last ...

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5 Reasons to Hire a Wedding Planner

From saving you money to knowing the ins and outs of weddings, a wedding planner might be the best investment you make in your wedding day. Here are five reasons to consider hiring a wedding planner to help you put ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Romantic Waterfront Wedding in Leonardtown

It rained all morning on Oct. 1, 2016, the day of Jodi and Justin’s wedding, but you’d never know it from their photographs. By the time the couple got to the Leonardtown Wharf for their ceremony, the rain clouds were ...

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Planning 101: Questions to Ask DJs

A great DJ is key to a great reception. You want to make sure your DJ can get the party started – and keep it going. You also want someone who is personable and comfortable serving as the emcee of ...

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Real SoMd Engagement: Where It All Began

Jobs at NAS Patuxent River brought Catherine and Larry to Southern Maryland and to each other. They chose their charming home on Solomons Island in a nod to the place where their story began. Vendors Photography: Jill Christine Design & ...

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Confused by your place setting? Check this chart before you eat

We’ve all been here: You take your seat at a wedding, formal restaurant, or other event, and the place setting looks foreign. Too many forks, extra glasses … where do you start? Find out in this handy inforgraphic from Liberty ...

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MD Wedding Inspiration: Fall in Charm City

You’ll totally get why Baltimore is called Charm City after you take a look at this fall-themed styled shoot. Set atop a row home in the city’s Butcher’s Hill neighborhood, the skyline becomes a backdrop for rich fall colors accented ...

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4 Hot Colors for Fall Weddings

Having a hard time choosing colors for your fall wedding? Let these four seasonal favorites inspire you! Gray Gray is a trending color for all seasons, but a darker charcoal gray is the perfect choice for fall. Marsala Pantone’s rich wine ...

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Real SoMd Wedding: Celebrating Love and Local History

Sara and Josh were mindful of local history as they planned their May 14, 2016, wedding. Inspired by their venue, Historic St. Mary’s City, site of the first capital of Maryland, they incorporated several local elements into their day. The ...

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Orange Wedding Inspiration

‘Tis the season for the color orange. From stunning sunsets to crisp fall leaves to bright pumpkins, orange is everywhere this time of year. We combed through our Real Southern Maryland weddings to find out how local couples have used ...

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